Pray and Spray With the ‘Special Case’ Briefcase Gun


Gun-maker Heckler & Koch’s Spezialkoffer — “Special Case” — is a clandestine weapon for personal-protection details. Offering the firepower of an MP5K in a concealed package, the Special Case first appeared in the late 1970s and is still available... Read more

Ranger Things


A recent article on Military.com claims that the Pentagon’s Close Combat Lethality Task Force... Read more

The U.S. Navy Reveals Two Future Submarine Classes


The U.S. Navy plans to develop two new classes of submarine, according to congressional... Read more

Luck and Friendly Strangers Gave Martin Grier’s High-Tech New Rifle Its Chance


Colorado gunsmith Martin Grier has invented a new kind of rifle — one that... Read more

In 1987, U.S. Navy F-14s Engaged Phantom Iranian Planes


When it debuted in 1974, the Grumman F-14 Tomcat was supposed to replace the... Read more
China’s J-20 Stealth Fighter Is Successful
China’s J-20 stealth fighter was a disappointment at the 2018 edition of the country’s biennial air show in Zhuhai...
No Nazi Zombie Movie Should Be as Boring as ‘Overlord’ Is

No Nazi Zombie Movie Should Be as Boring as ‘Overlord’ Is

Nazis and the occult are like peas and carrots—they just go well together. From Return to Castle Wolfenstein to...

Dry-Dock Sinking Could Accelerate the Russian Navy’s Decline

Dry-Dock Sinking Could Accelerate the Russian Navy’s Decline

The sinking of the Russian navy’s biggest dry dock could spell trouble, and change, for the world’s third-biggest navy....

Looks Like China Has a Carrier Drone

Looks Like China Has a Carrier Drone

China apparently possesses a jet-propelled unmanned aerial vehicle that’s suitable for tests aboard a future, catapult-equipped aircraft carrier. The...

Whitewashing the Vietnam War

Whitewashing the Vietnam War

Here’s a paradox of the last few decades. As American military power has been less and less effective in...

George Reaben’s ‘Torpedo Crossbow’ Seems Problematic

George Reaben’s ‘Torpedo Crossbow’ Seems Problematic

In November 1919 George Birkley Reaben of New York filed a patent for an explosive torpedo that could be...

‘They Will Not Forgive Us’

‘They Will Not Forgive Us’

It was only an announcement, but think of it as the beginning of a journey into Hell. In late...

China’s Got a Powerful New Anti-Ship Missile

China’s Got a Powerful New Anti-Ship Missile

China has a potentially powerful new anti-ship missile. And if the Chinese navy deploys it in large numbers, it...

Brass Parachutes

Brass Parachutes

Governments and corporations want to make sure their leaders and employees act in the best interest of the organization....

It’s Unlikely Iran Will Stop Developing Missiles

It’s Unlikely Iran Will Stop Developing Missiles

Iran is continuing to develop increasingly long-range ballistic missiles — and is firing some shorter-range missiles in combat —...

Wars Are Rarely Fought Sober

Wars Are Rarely Fought Sober

Although that was the case throughout most of human history, it seems inconceivable that today’s professional U.S. military would...

Russia’s Assembling a Drone-Jamming Force

Russia’s Assembling a Drone-Jamming Force

The Russian military is getting better at taking down enemy drones. That could have serious implications for the United...

Russia’s Giant Dry Dock Sank With an Aircraft Carrier Inside

Russia’s Giant Dry Dock Sank With an Aircraft Carrier Inside

PD-50, a huge floating dry dock at the 82nd Repair Shipyard in Roslyakovo, Russia, accidentally sank on Oct. 29,...
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Socializing America’s Defense Industry

Socializing America’s Defense Industry

Given his erratic behavior, from daily Twitter eruptions to upping his tally of lies by the hour, it’s hard...

Woodrow Wilson Really, Really Worried About Germans Getting Silencers

Woodrow Wilson Really, Really Worried About Germans Getting Silencers

The United States’ declaration of war on the German Empire in 1917 mentions by name the U.S.-made Maxim silencer....

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